Welcome to Award Winning Derby Green Nursing Home

Derby Green Named One of the Best Nursing Facilities in the Nation

Listed in the top 173 best nursing facilities in the nation in the February 2010 issue of US News and World Report.

The Quality Award - Vermont Agency of Human Services, the Department of Disabilities, and Aging and Independent Living (DAIL). The facility was honored with this award in 1999, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2008 and 2009, the only facility in Vermont to receive this award six times.

The Gold Star Employer Award - "Best practices" for retention and recruitment of employees every year between 2005 and 2008.           

Excellence in Action Award in 2008 - by the "My Innerview" customer satisfaction survey.

Derby Green, which is owned by North Country Hospital, is located on the north side of the Village of Derby's Main Street. Sitting on 11 acres, atop a knoll overlooking Derby Pond, it provides 23 men and women a scenic, caring place to call home. Five nurses and 12 nurses' aides provide them with around the clock care, 365 days a year.

Derby Green provides a full range of health care services and is committed to providing excellent healthcare in a kind and caring environment. We are a progressive nursing facility with caring staff who will strive to meet the individual needs of each resident.

Recreational, religious, and social events are available to all residents. Individual and group activities such as bingo, church services, movies, seasonal parties, and musical entertainment are routinely offered. Reality orientation and stimulation is directed through the life enhancement program. Special outings may include picnics in the park, barbeques, and scenic rides in the wheelchair lift equipped van.

In-room cable and phone service is available.

Medicare and Medicaid Approved

Meal selection is specifically designed to provide a savory, nutritious and well-balanced diet. Guests are always welcome to dine and we encourage you to visit any time.

Derby Green is a smoke-free facility and visiting hours are open to your convenience. Children and pets are welcome visitors too.

Daily Rate Includes:
Room and Board
24-hour Nursing Care
On-call Physician 24 hours a day
Laundry Services
Social Services
Individual and Group Activities

Not Included in the Daily Rate:
Oxygen and Oxygen Supplies
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Podiatry Services
Beautician Services
Incontinent Supplies

Our small, home-like atmosphere creates a comfortable stay for your loved one. We pride ourselves in the Quality Care we provide daily to each and every resident. Our commitment is to our residents and families we serve. We look forward to serving you.

Contact us:
Lisa Bohlman, RN, BSN, Administrator 802-766-2201
Derby Green Nursing Home
2853 US Route 5
PO Box 24
Derby, Vermont 05829